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John Higgins visits Lámh Dhearg ahead of Irish Open Championship

SNOOKER star, John Higgins was a guest at Lámh Dhearg clubrooms on Friday evening just weeks before the club’s 25 year celebration evening for the famous 1992 championship squads. Coincidently, Higgins made his professional snooker debut in 1992 and the Wishaw native, who has visited the Roddies on a few occasions, was delighted to return […]

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St Paul’s ABC opens its doors to heavyweight champion Fury

By David Mohan IT’S not every day a recent, undisputed heavyweight champion of the world visits West Belfast, but on Monday, Tyson Fury chose the newly-refurbished St Paul’s ABC behind Riverdale shops as the venue his first training session in quite some time. The 29 year-old won the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and Ring titles […]

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Fury backs Frampton to bounce back

TYSON Fury believes Carl Frampton has plenty of options upon his return and feels ‘The Jackal’ is more than capable of getting his hands on another world title. Frampton as been out of action since losing his WBA featherweight title in a rematch against Leo Santa Cruz in Las Vegas back in January with his […]

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Rossa set for the Croke to Casement solo run this week

GAELIC football fans will descend upon Dublin this weekend for the All-Ireland finals, but members of O’Donovan Rossa GAC and some special guests will be heading in the opposite direction as they complete a non-stop solo run from GAA HQ to Casement Park in Belfast to highlight the need to ‘Build Casement’. At 7am at […]

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Burnett determined to become a ‘great champion’

BUILDING a legacy and being known a great world champion is the motivation for Ryan Burnett who looks to unify the bantamweight division in what is the first defence of his IBF title against another man making a maiden defence, WBA king Zhanat Zhakiyanov on October 21 at the SSE Arena. The pair came face-to-face […]

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Hearn hopeful he will re-sign Frampton

EDDIE Hearn says he is hopeful he can secure the signature of Carl Frampton to Matchroom Boxing and believes he can make it worth Frampton’s while with big the big fights he craves. Hearn promoted ‘The Jackal’ in the early stages of his career before the North Belfast man and his then-manager, Barry McGuigan split […]

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